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2017 NCAA Tournament Field Announced

Here are the 68 teams that will all be trying to make a little magic in March.

NCAA Basketball: Final Four Championship Game-Villanova vs North Carolina Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The 68-team field for the 2017 NCAA Tournament was announced this evening on CBS, with Villanova as the #1 overall seed in the nation. Nine of TCU’s opponents this season made the field, six from the Big 12 as well as Jacksonville State, Texas Southern, and SMU. Against those teams, the Frogs were 5-12. The game times and television schedule will be released later tonight, but here is the breakdown by region for now. The East region is paired with the West region and the Midwest region is paired with the South region for Final Four purposes.

Play-In Games

(16) Mount St. Mary’s vs. (16) New Orleans

(16) North Carolina Central vs. (16) UC Davis

(11) Providence vs. (11) USC

(11) Kansas State vs. (11) Wake Forest

East Region

(1) Villanova vs. (16) Mount St. Mary’s/New Orleans

(8) Wisconsin vs. (9) Virginia Tech

(5) Virginia vs. (12) UNC Wilmington

(4) Florida vs. (13) East Tennessee State

(6) SMU vs. (11) Providence/USC

(3) Baylor vs. (14) New Mexico State

(7) South Carolina vs. (10) Marquette

(2) Duke vs. (15) Troy

West Region

(1) Gonzaga vs. (16) South Dakota State

(8) Northwestern vs. (9) Vanderbilt

(5) Notre Dame vs. (12) Princeton

(4) West Virginia vs. (13) Bucknell

(6) Maryland vs. (11) Xavier

(3) Florida State vs. (14) Florida Gulf Coast

(7) Saint Mary’s vs. (10) VCU

(2) Arizona vs. (15) North Dakota

Midwest Region

(1) Kansas vs. (16) North Carolina Central/UC Davis

(8) Miami vs. (9) Michigan State

(5) Iowa State vs. (12) Nevada

(4) Purdue vs. (13) Vermont

(6) Creighton vs. (11) Rhode Island

(3) Oregon vs. (14) Iona

(7) Michigan vs. (10) Oklahoma State

(2) Louisville vs. (15) Jacksonville State

South Region

(1) North Carolina vs. (16) Texas Southern

(8) Arkansas vs. (9) Seton Hall

(5) Minnesota vs. (12) Middle Tennessee

(4) Butler vs. (13) Winthrop

(6) Cincinnati vs. (11) Kansas State/Wake Forest

(3) UCLA vs. (14) Kent State

(7) Dayton vs. (10) Wichita State

(2) Kentucky vs. (15) Northern Kentucky